Cape Charles Museum

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–  Cape Charles Museum

Cape Charles Museum

The Cape Charles Museum and Welcome Center opened in 1996 and is dedicated to preserving and presenting to the public the history of Cape Charles and surrounding areas. It is the hope of the Cape Charles Historical Society that inspiration from the richness of its past will help guide Cape Charles’ renewal and growth.
1 – GOOD VIBES Is WHAT YOU’LL FEEL WHEN YOU STEP IN TO OUR NEWEST LISTING! – 1 Miles

Good Vibes-3 Blocks to the Beach 3 Blocks to Town

GOOD VIBES Is WHAT YOU’LL FEEL WHEN YOU STEP IN TO OUR NEWEST LISTING!

The new owners have transformed and updated our newest listing. Located 3 blocks to the towns white sandy beach and 4 blocks to downtown. It sits diagonally across from the 5 acre town park with a walking trail and a children’s playground.

The home is on the Historic Register of Cape Charles and offers 3 bedrooms and a SURPRISE hidden bedroom the kids will love. 2 full baths, one on each level.

An inviting open front porch and a back deck for outdoor dining is part of this home’s charm. And there’s and outdoor shower for rinsing of after the beach.

The kitchen has all the necessities you need to make family meals if you choose and there is an opening to the living and dining rooms so no one feels closed off.

The bedrooms are on the second floor and all quite spacious. Sleeps 8 to 10.

A spacious living room and dining room will fit eight comfortably.

2 – Bayview Point – Beachfront Property – 5 Miles

Bayview Point Front View

Bayview Point – Beachfront Property

DUE TO SAFETY CONCERNS, THE COMMUNITY POOL WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE THIS SEASON. WE ARE SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE

Nestled among tall pines, Bayview Point is a contemporary French Provincial with more than the comforts of home.
Large enough for your family and a few friends too! From the fabulous great room with it’s soaring ceiling and walls of glass to the impressive gourmet kitchen with granite counter tops and all the tools available to create your favorite dishes. The first floor Master Bedroom is a private oasis featuring a King size bed, Master bath and comfortable sitting area to read the latest best seller. Let the kids enjoy their own space right off the great room with enough seating for 8 and large flat screen TV.
There are 4 bedrooms on the second level. The second floor King bedroom offers an adjoining room with a trundle bed and its own mini kitchen. Make a pot of your favorite coffee and walk onto the covered balcony overlooking the bay. The 3 additional bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms complete the accommodations. The house also offers access to the community pool located within Bay Ridge.
 

3 – The Mermaid – Sleeps 10 in Prime Location – 400 feet to the beach – 1 Miles

The Mermaid – Sleeps 10 in Prime Location – 400 feet to the beach

THE MERMAID is a unique setting for families and groups looking for a getaway to clear the mind and revitalize the spirit. One will find themselves a one-block walk from the sands and calming waters of the Chesapeake Bay. A friendly historic town featured in Travel & Leisure, Coastal Virginia, Southern Living magazines and The Washington Post is just a few steps away and ready to be embraced. THE MERMAID’s front porch is your front row seat for the comings and goings of Cape Charles Harbor and the beautiful sunsets of the Eastern Shore. After extensive renovations, this newly decorated beach home offers five bedrooms, two full bathrooms, and an open backyard and deck for outdoor dining, relaxation or entertainment. Casual, comfortable furnishings and décor make this home perfect for a warm, southern, relaxing atmosphere. Each room is created with simplicity, color and comfort. Open space and seating areas throughout the home will allow you to create memories using our Game Cupboard, sharing conversation, or quiet reading. THE MERMAID is ready to help you explore the magic of Cape Charles, Virginia.

 

4 – Pelican Watch – 1.5 Blocks to Beach, Kayak Included PET FRIENDLY – 1 Miles

ONE BLOCK TO BEACH,  BAY VIEWS, KAYAK INCLUDED

Pelican Watch – 1.5 Blocks to Beach, Kayak Included PET FRIENDLY

This is a charming 1000 sq ft vintage cottage with bay breezes. You are a 600 foot walk to the bay beach and a few blocks to the restaurants, shops, harbor, fishing pier, theater and marina. This is the quiet end of town and the yard is fenced in so pets are considered. 3 bedrooms, 1 downstairs with queen bed, 2 upstairs bedrooms, one with two twin beds and the other with one twin bed. 1 bathroom downstairs with tub/shower combo. Comfortable airy living room. Small well-equipped kitchen and separate dining room. Utility room with washer/dryer.

NEW THIS YEAR-OUTDOOR SHOWER

The steps to the second floor are on the steep side. Elderly or very small children should be monitored.

Gas grill and 2 person kayak in yard. Wifi Internet/DishTV/DVD/CD. Romantic, cozy and clean. On street parking for car and boat. Charter a fishing boat or walk to the pier and fish for free. Sunsets are spectacular down on the beach. The house is on the north end of the beach, and we love watching the seagulls and pelicans and other shore birds perching on the pilings from the old ferry dock.

5 – BayPoint – New Pet Friendly Listing – 800 Yards

BAY POINTE

BayPoint – New Pet Friendly Listing

Baypoint is a wonderful family vacation home that just became available. The new owners have lovingly improved the features of the home making it a great vacation retreat. This home offers 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, a dining area as well as seating at the Kitchen breakfast bar. A Living room and Family room to spread out. The Family room has a sleeper sofa making it possible to sleep 8 comfortably. Upstairs are 3 bedrooms. Two with queen beds and the third bedroom with bunk beds. A full bath with tub is also on the second floor.

The home has a side entrance off the kitchen that leads to the backyard. A new brick patio was just installed as well as a fire pit. There is alley access for off-street parking as well as street parking in front.

 

 

6 – Bay Charles – Restored Victorian One Block From Beach – 1 Miles

Bay Charles – Restored Victorian One Block From Beach

This one of a kind picturesque historic home that sleeps eight is situated perfectly near the beach on the west end of Historic Cape Charles.   The house is one block from the family friendly beach and ½ block to the business district with all the shopping and restaurants you could want.  Park your car with the unlimited street parking available and you’ll never need to drive again during your stay at this massive retreat originally built in 1913.

Designer decorated with nautical and timeless pieces in a bright and cheerful beach theme.  The highlight of the house is its massive wraparound porch where you will spend your mornings sipping coffee and after a full day at the beach your evening happy hours watching the town stroll by.  If porches and fresh air aren’t your thing then the newly added rear sun/screen room with views out to the harbor and bay will be your relaxing and socializing hotspot.  The warm inviting parlor is perfect for reading, relaxing or visiting.  Large farm-style dining room just off the kitchen is suitable for even the largest of family meals and gatherings. Family room has 55″ Smart TV with NetFlix and AppleTV.   Three large bedrooms and one kids “cabin”.  Each of the newly decorated bedrooms comes equipped with its own A/C unit and temperature control as well as remote control celling fan.  Two full renovated baths on the second floor and one ½ bath on the main level.   Corner lot has large yard for outdoor activities and sundeck and stone patio leading to the garage where you can store your beach gear in the evenings.   Optional Golf cart can be included with your stay to scoot around to anywhere you’d ever need to go in town. 

 

7 – Huntington Farm – Great Gathering Place – 2 Miles

Aerial Photo

Huntington Farm – Great Gathering Place

Huntington Farm is a fantastic 14 acre gathering place for a large family or multi-family group.  Situated along Cherrystone Creek just 5 miles from the town of Cape Charles, it dates from the 1600’s when it was known at the Huntingdon Farm. Somewhere along the way, the “d” was replaced by a “t”  and hence the name Huntington. It is an ideal setting to get away from it all but still close to the great shops and restaurants in the town.

Built in the 1600’s and fully restored, it has a huge living area including a formal living room, formal dining room, a large modern kitchen and a family room with large picture windows looking out on Cherrystone Creek. The second floor sleeping areas include three bedrooms with en suite baths. Bedroom 1 has a king bed, bedroom 2 has a queen and bedroom 3 has two sets of bunk beds. There is also a sleeping/sitting room that has two day beds (twin size). 

8 – By The Bay – 1st Floor Bedroom & Pet Friendly – 800 Yards

BY THE BAY

By The Bay – 1st Floor Bedroom & Pet Friendly

Vacation BY THE BAY! 4 blocks to the Beach and 1 block to downtown Cape Charles. This 4 bedroom 2 bath Eastern Shore style home is our newest listing. Offering a first floor Master Bedroom with King Bed. Spacious living room and dining room with an open concept feeling. A fully equipped kitchen and first floor laundry area. Access to the fully fenced back yard, perfect for pets.

Upstairs are an additional 3 bedrooms and full bath. Offering 1 king and 4 twins. The home offers 2 zone air conditioning and heat.

An open front porch with seating for 6+ is perfect for your morning cup of coffee or relaxing after dinner.

Enjoy our Town Beach that runs the entire length of downtown and newly expanded. Fish off of the Town Fishing Pier next to the Beach (no license required)

Golf cart rentals are available for your stay. Cape Charles is golf cart friendly so leave the car at home and stroll around town in your cart. The home is located so that walking to town and beach is quite easy too!

Enjoy our many restaurants in town and also 5 to 10 minutes out of town. Our Ice Cream shop has won numerous awards and is open 6 days a week. Enjoy our local shops with a great variety of everything you may need or have forgotten to take, to enjoy your vacation.

Wine tasting is every Friday and Saturday in Gull Hummock, a gourmet wine and cheese shop and more. From Clothing, Jewelry, Spa Treatments, Art Galleries, Specialty shops, Hair Salons, Banking, Library, Medical Center, Pharmacy, Children’s playground, Central Park (a 5 acre Park in the center of town), you won’t need to leave town

In the event you do, Cape Charles is poised for easy day trips to Chincoteague (see the wild ponies), Virginia Beach, Busch Gardens and Williamsburg.

9 – Life’s A Beach – Room for Everyone – 600 Yards

 Lifes A Beach Front View

Life’s A Beach – Room for Everyone

Able to sleep 15 in beds, this home works great for family reunions or for a multi-family get together.
With bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, there is plenty of room to spread out so everyone can enjoy the place without crowding. There is cable TV in the family room and three bedrooms, a blue-ray player in the family room, and a DVD player in bedroom 4. Bedroom combinations: Bedroom 1 – King, Bedroom 2 – 1 twin trundle and 1 bunk bed (full on the bottom, twin on the top), Bedroom 3 – 1 Full, Bedroom 4 – 1 full and 1 bunk bed (full on the bottom, twin on top). Bedroom 5 – 1 queen.

Located only one block from the main street with its shops and eateries there are now a great new pizza place and Brown Dog Ice Cream (ranked among the top ten in the country by Trip Adviser). This is a golf cart friendly town and carts are available for rent at several places as well as beach cruiser bikes. Day trips to Chincoteague and Virginia Beach and even Williamsburg are all doable.

Visit Cape Charles, stay at Life’s A Beach and experience one of the best vacations you can have.

10 – Pelican Nest-A Great Nest For Couples or Singles. PET FRIENDLY! – 1 Miles

Welcome to Pelican Nest!

Pelican Nest-A Great Nest For Couples or Singles. PET FRIENDLY!

Newly Renovated cottage, located 2 short blocks to the beach and nestled on a quiet lane. it is also PET FRIENDLY!

More spacious than a hotel room,  this sweet cottage has all the creature comforts of home. Living Room, Kitchen, Queen Bedroom, Full Bathroom with tub/shower combination and Stackable Washer/ Dryer. This quiet location puts you close to main street, beach access, fishing pier, restaurants, shopping, day dreaming and golf.

Leave your car at home and rent a golf cart for your stay. The town is golf cart friendly!

Williamsburg, Busch Gardens, Jamestown and Chincoteague are a hour and twenty minute drive. Virginia Beach and Norfolk are less than an hour away. Great day trips!

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The Cape Charles Museum and Welcome Center opened in 1996 and is dedicated to preserving and presenting to the public the history of Cape Charles and surrounding areas. It is the hope of the Cape Charles Historical Society that inspiration from the richness of its past will help guide Cape Charles’ renewal and growth.

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Category:
Museum
Address:
740 Randolph Ave
Cape Charles, Virginia 23310-3308
Phone:
757-442-2821
Web Address:
http://www.smallmuseum.org/capechas.htm